Extracoporeal Organ Support: From Technologucal Tool to Clinical Strategy-- Purchase Required

Extracorporeal Organ Support - From Technological Tool to Clinical Strategy Supporting Severe Organ Failure.

Click on the title to purchase this article.


"Mechanical ventilation, renal replacement therapy, and artificial liver detoxification circuits are among the systems designed to support or replace organs compromised by trauma, sepsis, or acute respiratory, kidney, or liver failure. Among these systems, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has recently generated increasing expectations despite results from early clinical trials in adults that suggested ECMO use should be restricted to only those patients determined by specialized clinicians to have a very high risk of mortality."1

1. Ranieri MV, Brodie D, Vincent JL JAMA. 2017;318(12):1105-1106


Recent Stories
Combined Monitoring—Brain Function Monitoring and Cerebral Oximetry

New Developments in Hemodynamic Monitoring

Noninvasive Continuous Hemoglobin Monitoring: Role in Cardiovascular Surgery

AmSECT Membership Eligibility

An Active Member shall be any perfusionist active in the practice of extracorporeal circulation technology. There are also opportunities to become a Transitional Active Member for those less than a year removed from graduation from an approved accredited training program. Other options include; an Associate Membership, International Membership, Perioperative Blood Management Clinician Membership, and Student Membership.

Click Here to Learn More

Looking for Employment Opportunities?

AmSECT members may post an available position for a perfusion specialty at your institution or firm.

Non-members may also post positions free of charge, to be reviewed by National Headquarters prior to posting.

Members - Click to Post a Position
Non-Members - Click to Post a Position

Contact AmSECT

AmSECT National Headquarters
330 N Wabash Ave, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60611

  Phone: (312) 321-5156
  Fax: (312) 673-6656
  Email: amsect@amsect.org

AmSECT © 2020 | View Privacy Policy | Site Map